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Master of Accounting (MAcc)
The Rice MAcc prepares you to excel in your post-graduation career and to sit for the CPA exam in just 10 months. All majors welcome.
- Work Experience: None
- Program Length: 10 months
- Class Schedule: Monday through Thursday
- Format: Full-time program with classes during the day
- Location: On campus
- Your Degree: Master of Accounting
Why the Rice MAcc?
The world’s financial markets are demanding greater corporate transparency and higher quality financial reporting. As a result, there is a need for highly educated accounting professionals with critical thinking skills and integrity. Come be a part of it!
Your Rice MAcc degree opens doors to a myriad of professional positions. Most graduates take their initial jobs in one of the Big Four public accounting firms, which are consistently ranked among the best places to work. Other graduates choose to go into corporate accounting, consulting, banking, and not-for-profits. Our job placement rate within three months of graduation has been 98%.
All Majors Welcome
The Rice MAcc welcomes students from all undergraduate majors. Your fellow MAcc students will have undergraduate degrees in areas ranging from economics to music performance to English. We find this diversity in academic backgrounds creates a richer learning experience for everyone.
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Meet With Us
Schedule an appointment to discuss the Master of Accounting program with the MAcc Assistant Director, Danielle Riley.
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